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2018
30
May

Recreating Face Charts with the OFRA Team

Just one of the many other national holidays we’re loving- it’s National Creativity Day, and what better way to express ourselves creatively than with makeup! The OFRA Team took on a challenge of recreating face charts by the IG famous @milk1422 , known for creating beautiful and intricate face charts with makeup from the softest glam to the most colorful and bold looks. Check him out for yourself, maybe you’ll find some inspo like we...
2018
13
April

Gabby & Melanie Switch Makeup Routines!

  Today on Facebook Live, team members Gabby and Melanie are up for a new challenge. With completely different makeup styles, these two decided to switch their everyday makeup looks following each other's tips and tricks along the way to try out new techniques and products neither have used before.   Here are Gabby and Melanie rocking their everyday look:     Gabby typically goes for a more natural look with bold feathery brows, glowing...
2018
05
February

4 Valentines Inspired Makeup Looks

  Our newly launched Me, Myself, & I Collection is giving us all the feels. Anticipating the use of our new products, the OFRA team was feeling inspired to create looks we’d wear for Valentine’s Day or any occasion. Here are four different ways to use our new collection and hopefully these looks will help inspire you too, for whatever festivities you may be indulging in.   “I'd wear this look to Rocco's Tacos for...
2017
09
November

Makeup Mistakes and How to Fix Them

We have all had our share of makeup mishaps, even those who walk the red carpet have, but learning from them is what takes our makeup to the next level. We’ve listed some common mistakes that are made in beauty routines as well as ways to fix them and perfect your look with OFRA products.   Applying makeup to dry skin It is important to exfoliate and moisturize often especially before putting on makeup. Otherwise,...
2017
04
August

Fast and Flawless: Back to School Makeup Routine

  Fast and Flawless: Back to School Makeup Routine   Going back to school is either one of two things for students: dreaded or exciting.  Getting back into the routine of getting up early and sitting in class all day can be pretty torturous, and the best way to combat the monotony of a school routine is to create a routine that makes you want to pop right out of bed in the morning.  That...
2017
14
July

Modernizing Swingin’ 60s Mod Makeup for Summer

The sixties were a revolutionary time, especially when it came to makeup.  Due to this period of experimentation, the sixties were filled with some of the most intriguing makeup looks of the twentieth century.  After years of fairly bland, manicured makeup that consisted of thin brows, powdered faces, and red lips, the sixties widened the world of makeup by adding pops of color and graphic design into the mix.  There were the good looks of...
2017
12
July

Get That Look: Jennifer Lopez

    JLo always has the best red-carpet makeup looks.  This particular one from the 2017 Grammys is a little different from her usual bronzey look, but is the perfect example of how to seamlessly and sophisticatedly incorporate color into your eye looks.  Although the look is smokey, the highlight, lip, and eye colors make it fresh and perfect for summer.  Who knew purple and peach would go so well together?  This look makes for a...
2017
14
June

Graduate in Style

  Happy Grad Season!   If you happen to be graduating soon, congratulations! I’m sure you’ve been wondering about what kind of makeup you want to do for your big day. Hitting a milestone this big deserves a killer look, and let’s not forget about the hundreds of pictures you will look back on from years to come. Trust me, you want to look flawless. Whether you want to go full glam, or just elevate...
2017
21
March

Spring Essentials: Simplifying your Beauty Routine

by Justine D’Addio Yesterday was officially the first day of spring! You know what that means... it's time for some spring cleaning! Many people cull their wardrobes, clear out the garage or deep clean their homes which are all typically associated with the season's theme of renewal. The OFRA team, however, is anxious to finally switch up their makeup routines and experiment with brighter colors. With each new season comes new makeup trends and this year's...
2017
09
March

Best Uses for Lipliner

  Best Uses for Lipliner (@agapelovegirl Wearing @OFRAcosmetics 'Mauve' Lipliner & 'Pasadena' Liquid Lipstick as shown in our previous blog post -Six Tips to Achieve a Full Pout!)   If you’re like me, I never thought of using lipliner before I started working for a cosmetics company. I never saw the point. As I started to learn more about lip application techniques, lipliner has become a staple item in my bag! Lipliner is a preference. Some...
2017
03
March

Makeup Expiration: How to Check Shelf Life

    All cosmetics have different shelf life ranges. Some products last longer than others and some will expire before your other products do. It’s important to know what your products shelf life are because expired products can cause skin irritations, bacterial infections and break outs - a girl’s worst nightmare! Often, you can find a symbol of a jar on the product itself or on the packaging it comes in. The number on the...
2017
17
February

Date Night Makeup

  Love is still in the air after celebrating Valentine’s Day (or Gal-entines Day) so I’ve pulled some inspiration to create a wine and deep brown smokey eye using our Dazzling Diamonds Eyeshadow Palette and some other great OFRA products to help tie it all together!   To start I applied some clear tape to the sides of my eyes to make sure I get a sharp even line.   Next I took the “Millennium...
2017
20
January

2017 Beauty Goals

  2017 Beauty Goals 15 Resolutions to keep your New Year running smoothly         Remove your makeup - As mentioned in our previous blog post (Gym Approved Makeup), the most important thing to remember when it comes to makeup is to always remove it! If you don’t do this enough, now is the time to get in the habit of taking off your makeup whether it be the first thing after work...
2017
13
January

Gym Approved Makeup

  Gym Makeup How to wear makeup at the gym without it being super noticeable     Many of us are already trying to keep up with our personal New Year’s resolutions. Common resolutions include waking up earlier, sticking to a workout regime and generally taking better care of our bodies inside and out!   There are no rules when it comes to makeup… except to always remove it before bed. We all have the...
2017
06
January

Best of 2016

  Best of 2016   As we welcome 2017, the OFRA staff can’t help but reminisce on some of our favorite cult products, collaborations and new releases that have made this year so special.     (L to R: @axellepro wearing Miami Fever, @Lupescuevas wearing Charmed, & @denitslava wearing Mocha)   It seems only appropriate to kick off our “Best of 2016” list with our best-selling Long Lasting Liquid Lipsticks. OFRA x Kathleen Lights collaboration...